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Offline Cragman7

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2014 XC - Rear wheel bearing play
« on: July 20, 2019, 01:16:09 PM »
MOT this morning has picked up a bit of play in the rear wheel. Tester suspects rear wheel bearing but I can see anything about how to change them. Is this a thorny subject. There is no mention in it in the manual.
Help and advise please.

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Re: 2014 XC - Rear wheel bearing play
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2019, 03:16:50 PM »
That was actually covered only last week. Worth checking back a few days rather than recreate the entire thread.

Very short answer is that there is play in the rear wheel which is taken up in the bevel gear under load. Put it in gear, turn the wheel against the transmission and then wobble it - or try to.


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